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Brief Encounter

Brief Encounter

War can be a funny thing… ...
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No More Waiting

No More Waiting

  The curious title of the book prominently displayed in the bookshop's window caught my attention ...
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Letters to myself - Part 1

Letters to myself – Part 1

A love story ...
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Keeping Watch

Keeping Watch

Childhood memories ...
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Latest Poetry

Prelude

Prelude

Intro: up to 50 words (delete this text and enter your own) ...
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The Lights Went Out

The Lights Went Out

A poem that came to me the other day while attending to my garden ...
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I need you in my dreams

I need you in my dreams

Intro: up to 50 words (delete this text and enter your own) ...
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Strange

Strange

everyday words, thoughts, and actions are used to hurt others, rarely to heal, yet, with these merciless maladies I remain ...
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facing the light

facing the light

I have the face of somebody else, their words script my looks, who I am hides behind the sham  ...  ...
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I Called Z Passably Pretty

I Called Z Passably Pretty

poem ...
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Columbine

Columbine

A mass shooting at an American High School… ...
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A Blast From the Past

A Blast From the Past

KABOOM! ...
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Corn

Corn

Earning one's corn ...
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Latest Non-Fiction

Dance of the Giants (a wedding toast)

Dance of the Giants (a wedding toast)

Actually gave a version of this best man's toast at my best friend's wedding ...
My Daughter’s Dog

My Daughter’s Dog

A young girl's best friend ...
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Coyotes Again

Coyotes Again

The local predators are getting bold ...
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Bengal means business

Bengal means business

I am posting it here so it reaches a larger audience. Besides, I think UKAuthors is the place where changing ...
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THE HOMECOMING

THE HOMECOMING

One from long ago. Don't kmow when my muse may reappear. “I’m sober,” he said, ...
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Qui bono.

Qui bono.

I have tried to reduce, To cover my footprints, The wind turbine, the solar panels, ...
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From the UKArchives

For a Change

For a Change

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Epic Proportions (Part I)

Epic Proportions (Part I)

Titans come in all shapes but mostly it is about size. Achilles had a bad heel day, Odysseus fought Goddesses, ...
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No Gift Outright

No Gift Outright

The original - The Gift Outright, has troubled me for some time; so, following Hugh MacDiarmids rebuttal of Housman's Epitaph ...
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